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Panasonic Wants to Live Broadcast an Eclipse Using Solar Power

Today Panasonic (TYO:6752) announced a fun project that will see it live broadcast the upcoming solar eclipse on May 20 to the world from th...

  • April 19, 2012
  • at 11:25 am
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Google Maps Loses Market Share Lead in China For First Time

New stats for mobile mapping clients used in China show that Google Maps has, for the first time ever, lost its leading position in the coun...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 10:19 pm
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A Visit to CyberAgent Ventures’ Startup Base Camp

This week I had a chance to visit Startup Base Camp, the Tokyo-based incubation office of CyberAgent Ventures. The area is a cleverly design...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 6:50 pm
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Helping Singapore startups enter Indonesia: iStart@Indonesia – 23 Apr

As part of the series of market access support, the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is organising the iSTART@INDONESIA pro...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 6:41 pm
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HP, Samsung, Panasonic Found Dumping New But Defective Gadgets in China Landfill

An investigation into what makes up the e-waste that’s piling onto China’s massive Guiyu landfill has found that it contains not...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Local Heroes and Speakers at Startup Asia Jakarta

Our own Willis Wee and business development wizard, Minghao, are currently based in Jakarta to prepare for Tech in Asia’s Startup Asia Jak...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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Bing Translator App for WP7 Can Now Speak, Read, Scan Chinese

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) Windows Phone platform has just given itself an interesting linguistic edge in China by adding support for t...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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360Buy Has 40 Million Users, Processes 400,000 Orders Per Month

Although Alibaba (Taobao, Tmall, etc.) is still the 800 pound gorilla in the world of Chinese e-commerce, 360Buy has been building up some m...

  • April 17, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Passion or Money First?

Last weekend, the folks [1] from Jakarta Founders Institute organized an interesting open discussion session that discussed whether passion ...

  • April 19, 2012
  • at 9:15 am
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Cooliris Redesigns LiveShare for Mobile and Web

A few days ago Cooliris announced the launch of its redesigned LiveShare service. With the LiveShare app, users can send messages, post phot...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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Accelerator-on-a-ship will embark to Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam in 2013

Last year, we wrote about Blueseed, an incubator-on-a-ship that is anchored near Silicon Valley. We think we’ve found something cooler...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 6:44 pm
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Netease’s Dragon Blade Will Launch Beta This Year

We’e been following Netease’s Dragon Blade for a little while now, mostly because we still haven’t been able to get a hand...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 4:00 pm
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Qihoo CEO Zhou Hongyi Sends Internal Memo Explaining Tencent Lawsuit

The bad blood between Qihoo and Tencent runs pretty deep at this point. Last year’s PR slugfest has evolved into a series of court cas...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 2:00 pm
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Selling on Craigslist and eBay sucks; try ShopSpot instead

This mobile app promises to make buying and selling as easy as tweeting.

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 12:57 pm
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Kickstarter Project Funds Film About Chinese Citizen Journalists

We write a lot about startups who create apps and web services, but we don’t often get a chance to write about people who are making w...

  • April 18, 2012
  • at 10:20 am
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Blackberry Photo App PicMix Reaches 1 Million Users, Says That’s Faster Than Instagram

We all know that Instagram was bought by Facebook just recently. The photo app craze has reached not only iOS and Android, but apparently Bl...

  • April 17, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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Gmarket Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, and Indonesia to Rebrand to Qoo10

Most of the folks in Southeast Asia know about Gmarket. But this familiar name will soon be gone in Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, and Indonesi...

  • April 17, 2012
  • at 8:38 pm
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